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Muster In: Organized by the increase of the 4th Georgia Battalion to a regiment in the spring of 1862.1
Muster Out: April 9, 18652

Commander(s):
Colonel Waters B. Jones
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Commander 2
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Commander 3
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First Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not yet present at the Siege of Petersburg.3

Second Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not yet present at the Siege of Petersburg.4

Third Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not yet present at the Siege of Petersburg.5

Fourth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not yet present at the Siege of Petersburg.6

Fifth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not yet present at the Siege of Petersburg.7

Sixth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not yet present at the Siege of Petersburg.8

Seventh Offensive Order of Battle: Evans’ Brigade | Evans’ Division | Second Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army9

  • Commander: Major Waters B. Jones (December 1864)10
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:
  • Note: The Second Corps, in the Shenandoah Valley since June 1864, was ordered to rejoin Lee at the Siege of Petersburg on December 9, 1864.  The Second Corps moved to Richmond and Petersburg over the next several days, remaining with Lee’s army through Appomattox.11

Eighth Offensive Order of Battle: Evans’ Brigade | Evans’ Division | Second Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army12,13,14,15,16

  • Commander: Colonel Waters B. Jones (January & February 1865)17,18,19
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:
  • Note: Field consolidation with the 61st Georgia from January 8 or 18 to April 9, 1865.20
  • Note: One source claims the 60th and 61st Georgia were consolidated from January 18 through the end of the Siege of Petersburg.  I’ve chosen to represent them as separate units until I find other confirmation or refutation.  More research is needed.21

Ninth Offensive Order of Battle: Evans’ Brigade | Evans’ Division | Second Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army22,23

  • Commander: None listed. (March & April 1-2, 1865)24,25
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:
  • Note: One source claims the 60th and 61st Georgia were consolidated from January 8 or 18 through the end of the Siege of Petersburg.  I’ve chosen to represent them as separate units until I find other confirmation or refutation.  More research is needed.26,27

Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Petersburg Campaign Battles28:

  • Petersburg Siege (from December 1864)(June 1864-April 1865)
  • Hatcher’s Run (February 5-7, 1865)
  • Appomattox Court House (April 9, 1865)

Bibliography:

    Petersburg Campaign Documents Which Mention This Unit:

      Sources:

      1. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 273-275
      2. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 273-275
      3. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 273-275
      4. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 273-275
      5. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 273-275
      6. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 273-275
      7. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 273-275
      8. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 273-275
      9. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 164
      10. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 164
      11. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 376
      12. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 173
      13. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLVI, Part 2 (Serial Number 96), page 1172: “Organization of the Army of Northern Virginia, commanded by General R. E. Lee, January 31, 1865”; This list contains many commanders who were not there.  They were the “official” commanders but may have been gone on leave.  I have used none of the leaders from this list as a result.
      14. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLVI, Part 2 (Serial Number 96), page 1180: “Organization of the Army of Northern Virginia, General R. E. Lee, C. S. Army, commanding, January 31, 1865”; This order of battle was based off of inspection reports from January 26-31, 1865, and the leaders should be accurate for this time frame.
      15. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 183
      16. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLVI, Part 2 (Serial Number 96), page 1271: “Organization of the Infantry and Cavalry of the Army of Northern Virginia, General R. E. Lee, C. S. Army, commanding, February 28, 1865”; This order of battle was based off of inspection reports from February 28, 1865.  However, leaders listed are from January.  I’ve chosen to ignore the leaders and just use this source for the organization of the order of battle.
      17. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 173
      18. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLVI, Part 2 (Serial Number 96), page 1180: “Organization of the Army of Northern Virginia, General R. E. Lee, C. S. Army, commanding, January 31, 1865”; This order of battle was based off of inspection reports from January 26-31, 1865, and the leaders should be accurate for this time frame.
      19. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 183
      20. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 273-275
      21. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 173
      22. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 192
      23. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 202
      24. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 192
      25. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 202
      26. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 173
      27. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 273-275
      28. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 273-275

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